This groupmuse happened on Saturday, February 8, at 4:00 PM PST.

This is an in-person Groupmuse Concert

A live in-person performance in a living room or private space. They're casual and friendly, hosted by community members.

National Chopin Competition run-through
In-person Concert

National Chopin Competition run-through

Southwest Berkeley, Berkeley

Sat, February 8, 2020 4:00 PM, PST

Capacity
25 spots total at this groupmuse
Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
ADA access
Not accessible

Our own Christopher Richardson was chosen to participate in the prestigious National Chopin Piano Competition next month! Let's congratulate him and hear him preview his program. If you like Chopin, don't miss one.

Christopher was one of the top prizewinners in numerous national and international piano competitions, including the 2015 International Keyboard Institute and Festival Competition, Kaufman Young Artist Piano Competition, 2013 & 2015 International e-Piano Competitions, 2011 Lennox International Young Artists Concerto Competition, 2011 Virginia Waring Concerto Junior Division, Tureck International Bach Competition, and 2012 L.A. Liszt International Competition.

Program

Chopin Scherzo No. 3 Op. 39
Chopin Waltz Op. 34 No. 1
Chopin Sonata No. 3 Op. 58
Chopin Barcarolle Op. 60
Chopin Mazurkas Op. 59
Chopin Polonaise-Fantasy Op. 61
Chopin Polonaise Op. 53

Location

Exact address sent to approved attendees via email.

Comments

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Christopher Richardson, over 2 years ago

Thank you so much to David for being a wonderful host again, and to everyone who came! It was a fantastic experience.

If you liked my playing today, please give my contestant post on Facebook a like.
https://www.facebook.com/chopinus/photos/a.161991527153360/3000325376653280/?type=3&theater


Lisa Spector, over 2 years ago

The Chopin Competition is now streaming live from Miami. Christopher opened the entire competition this morning and set the bar very high. Here's the livestream link https://youtu.be/2vpsj0XqM6Y

Lisa


Christopher Richardson, over 2 years ago

Thank you so much, Lisa, for your support and letting everyone know! I advanced to the second round, and will be playing at 6:30AM California time tomorrow morning. The livestream link will be on the Chopin Foundation Home Page:

https://www.chopin.org

Your support means the world to me.


Ann Danforth, over 2 years ago

Congratulations, Christopher! Your Bay Area fan club is rooting for you!


Attendees

Joan Setka
Leni Siegel
Lynn Wang
Richard Hodges
Lauren Sullivan
David Lee
Denys Carrillo
Len Sperry
Rebecca Bogart
Holly Hartley
Jef caers
Julia Purtell
Connie Philipp
Ann Danforth
Carol Sicherman
Lily Hsu-Storaker
Stuart Gannes
Liza Xydis
Rosemary Busher
Lisa Spector